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Popsonics House / LAB606

Popsonics House / LAB606

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Brasília, Brazil
  • Architects: LAB606
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
  • Photographs Photographs:  Joana França
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© Joana França
© Joana França

"We want a fun house to host friends and do everything we can do in the apartment," said the clients in one of the first meetings that led to the project.

© Joana França
© Joana França

Then the following assumptions were defined beyond what is normally part of the program of a house: the existence of a pool that became a Whirlpool according to the budget, a fireplace and a lot of social space.

© Joana França
© Joana França

The house is set in a privileged location with a bustling topography that allows the overview of its roof from different parts of the surroundings.

© Joana França
© Joana França

From this context the roof was conceived as if it were a fifth façade that contrasts plastically and chromatically with the hills and the landscape in which the home is located.

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Bedrooms and bathrooms, service area and a bedroom suite are bundled in prismatic volumes with slanted roofs in different directions.

© Joana França
© Joana França

Among these prisms, a slab extends covering the entire living area of the house - the kitchen integrated with the living room, fireplace and balcony. The latter opens to the horizon in the south of the house and a small lawn.

© Joana França
© Joana França

Just off the terrace and under the suite is the Whirlpool. The suite allows the level of the bed to enjoy the views to the south, while at a lower level the bathroom meets a beautiful hill to the west.

© Joana França
© Joana França

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Cite: "Popsonics House / LAB606" [Casa Popsonics / LAB606] 11 Aug 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/771605/popsonics-house-lab606> ISSN 0719-8884

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